MICHAEL D'CRUZE

MICHAEL D'CRUZE by Mark Vessey
Photo: Mark Vessey
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PAOLA FARINO
109 St George's Road, London SE1 6HY
Phone: 07958 363910
E-mail: paolafarino@btinternet.com
WWW: www.paolafarino.co.uk
Location:Brighton, United Kingdom
Height:5'10" (177cm)
Weight:10st. 12lb. (69kg)
Playing Age:46 - 55 years
Appearance:Asian, Hispanic, Indian, Latin American, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Nationality:British, Indian, Irish
Other:Equity
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Greying
Hair Length:Shaved
Facial Hair:Beard
Voice Character:Assured
Voice Quality:Warm
  

Credits:

Michael was seen again recently on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing as Jonnie Peacock's acting coach. His last filming job was a small role in The Mummy with Tom Cruise. His last theatre job was an extensive workshop as Grandpa in Arthur Miller's musical The American Clock for The National Theatre. He is also an acting coach specialising in getting great performances out of untrained actors!

Stage Musical Television Film Commercial Voice Over Corporate Pantomime Comedy Radio Rehearsed Reading Short Film
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Stage
Stage, Grandpa/Banks, The American Clock (workshop), National Theatre, Rachel Chavkin
Stage, Cover/Played Jivaj Bhatt & Cover Laxman Patel, Rafta Rafta, National Theatre, Nicholas Hytner
Stage, Pablo Picasso, Dora Vs Picasso, Cross Path Theatre, Mark Hewitt
Stage, Malvolio, Twelfth Night, Pavilion Theatre Brighton, Stephen Casey
Stage, David, Unidentified Human Remains & True Nature Of Love, Circa Theatre New Zealand, Ralph McAllister
Stage, Kaidu, Heer Ranjha Retold, Tramway Theatre Glasgow, Daljinder Singh
Stage, David, Poor Super Man, Circa Theatre New Zealand, Ralph McAllister
Stage, Tony, I Know What You Want (Edinburgh Festival ), Komedia/Incisor Productions, Jim Madden
Stage, Julio, The Quartered Man, Shaw Theatre London, Donald Freed
Stage, David Macmillan, Unidentified Human Remains, The Co-Active Theatre Factory, Fenton Gray
Stage, David, Poor Super Man, The Co-Active Theatre Factory, Martin Malone
Musical
Musical, Mr Mushnik, Little Shop of Horrors, Broadway Theatre London, Adam Boland
Musical, Caiaphas, Jesus Christ Superstar, BritishTour Michael Rose, Derek Kileen
Musical, Ensemble/Swing, Godspell, British Tour Freeshooter, Paul Kerryson
Musical, Chino, West Side Story, Everyman Theatre Cheltenham, John Doyle
Musical, Priest 1, Jesus Christ Superstar, European Tour Scala, Johnny Worthy
Musical, Hans/CopperDog/Brother John/Orphan, The Tinderbox, The Gardner Theatre Brighton, Charles Way
Musical, The Ruler Amir, Sinbad the Sailor, Madinat Theatre Dubai, Stephen Holroyd
Musical, Abu Youssef, Daughters of Abraham, Jermyn Street Theatre London, Andrew Miller
Musical, Ivan, Nearly Mine, Bandbazi Theatre Company, John Binnie
Musical, Victor Grinstead/Neville Landless, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Pirate, Fenton Gray
Television
Television, Mustafa, Tyrant, Fox Television, Gwyneth Horder-Payton
Television, Casper, Killing Jesus, Scott Free, Chris Menaul
Television, Patrick O'Murphey, Casualty, BBC Television, Dominic Lees
Television, Mr. Khan, Doctors, BBC Television, Christiana Ebohon
Television, Gavin Miller, The Bill, Pearson/Thames Television, Diana Patrick
Television, The Court Clerk, Eastenders (Little Mo's Trial), BBC Television, Dearbhla Walsh
Television, Carl Ferris, Ravers and Fishermen (Pilot), Catherine Bailey Productions, Ben Cole
Television, Jean Charlott, Tina Moditti, Antelope Films, Ceri Higgins
Television, Zuviria, Saracen, Central Films, Ian Knox
Television, Jeweller, Casualty, BBC Television, Graham Wetherell
Film
Feature Film, Museum Visitor, The Mummy, Sarcophagus Films, Alex Kurtzman
Feature Film, Hotel Receptionist, Night of the Lotus, BOS Productions, Henry Mason
Feature Film, Antonio dos Santos, The 13th Day, 13th Day Films, Ian & Dominic Higgins
Feature Film, Mossad Agent (The Recordist), Secret Weapon, Griffin Films, Ian Sharpe
Commercial
Commercial, Middle Eastern Market Stall Holder, Littlewoods Christmas, Parizan, Michael Gracey
Commercial, Science Lab Technician, Confused.Com, Publicis, Steve Miller
Commercial, Tantric Love Guru, Macmillan Cancer Support, Delinquent, Jason Glenister
Commercial, Customer, Virgin One Account, Crossman Harrison, Martin Head
Commercial, Lead Voice, Tower Insurance, National TV Campaign, Saatchi & Saatchi
Commercial, Yuppie, Lion Red Beer, Silver Screen, Geoff Brown
Commercial, Hotel Manager, New Zealand Employment Service, Flying Fish, Bob Townsend
Voice Over
Voice Over, Voice Over, Fujitsu Europe, Garret-Axford, Simon Axford
Voice Over, The Traveller, Ac Delco, National Radio Campaign, Saatchis (Winner New Zealand Advertising Award)
Voice Over, Announcer, Ikea, Jademasc, Steven Watson
Voice Over, Mr. Mohapatra, HSA, Jademasc, Miguel Gonzales
Voice Over, Announcer, Club Asia, Club Asia Radio, Phil Elliot
Voice Over, Announcer, East West Finance, Club Asia Radio, Phil Elliot
Voice Over, Lead Voice, Tower Insurance, Saatchi and Saatchi, Produced by Soundtrax
Corporate
Corporate, Presenter, Mouseion Test Film, Kream, Jon Harvey
Corporate, Presenter, Fujitsu, Fujitsu Europe, Garrett Axford
Corporate, Sam, Capita, Nice Media, Tom Hickmore
Corporate, HSBC Representative, HSBC Paris, Lifetime, David Nackman
Corporate, Presenter, IBM, Nice Media, Tom Hickmore
Corporate, Presenter, Hewlett Packard, Illustra, Nick Gallie
Corporate, Raj Gupta, NLN Language, Nice Media, Tom Hickmore
Corporate, Ron, BUPA, Jademasc, Miguel Gonzales
Corporate, Jimmy, Lloyds TSB, Nice Media, Tom Hickmore
Pantomime
Pantomime, King Rat, Dick Whittington, Greenwich Theatre London, Kieron Smith
Pantomime, Vanity, Mother Goose, Northcott Theatre Exeter, Rebecca Manson Jones
Pantomime, Baron Blackfly, Jack and the Beanstalk, Southport Theatre, Simon Barry
Pantomime, Dame Emma Roids, Robbin Hood, Old Market Arts Centre, Peter Mantel
Pantomime, The Prince of Morocco, Dick Whittington, GSA, Sherry Weeks
Comedy
Comedy, Tony, I Know What You Want (National Tour), Komedia/Incisor Productions, Jim Madden
Comedy, Mr Peacehaven, The Hotel Palmeira, Incisor, Various
Radio
Radio, The Narrator, The Box by Hattie Naylor, The Sound Bunker, Torsten Hojer
Radio, Mr Peacehaven, The Hotel Palmeria, Radio Sussex, Various
Radio, Narrator, The Ice Trilogy, New Zealand National Radio, Stephen Danby
Radio, John, Evil Willy, New Zealand National Radio, Stephen Danby
Rehearsed Reading
Rehearsed Reading, Dil, Concrete Izzat, Hampstead Theatre London, Charlotte Gwinner
Short Film
Short Film, Dixon, In A Lonely Place, National Film and Television School, Mahalia Rimmer
Short Film, Narciissus, Purge, Swim Films New Zealand, Bridget Lyon
Short Film, John the Baptist, HMS Discovery, Magpie, Richard Barnbrook

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Arab, Asian, Canadian, Cockney, French, German, Glasgow, Indian, Italian, Lancashire, Latin American, Manchester, Middle Eastern, Pakistani, Portuguese, RP*, Spanish, Sussex, Yorkshire
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella, Ballad*, Baritone*, Bass (singing)*, Bass-Baritone*, Basso Profondo, Blues*, Choral Singing*, Country Dancing, Dramatic baritone, Dramatic bass*, Jazz Singing*, Lyric baritone*, Period Dancing, Polka
Performance:Actor-Singer, ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Audio Books, Audio Drama, Autocue trained/experienced, Children's Theatre, Comedy, Dubbing, Green Screen/Chroma Key, Musical Comedy, Musical Theatre, Outdoor Performances, Repertory, Singer-Professional, TV Presenting, Voice Over, Writer/Director - Comedy Fringe
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Air Rifle Shooting, Camel-riding, Cycling, Fencing, Horse-riding*, Pool*, Running, Stage Combat
Other Skills:Computer Literate, Director, Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, Narration, Writer

Training:

The Guildford School of Acting (1984-1987) - Won Student of the Year in 1986